The Porsmose Man, Denmark (Middle Neolithic, c. 2600 BC). The man, 35-40 years of age, was shot by two bone arrows: one (10 cm) piercing his nasal cavity; the second (12 cm) his sternum. While the first arrow wasn’t necessarily deadly the second was, as it would’ve pierced the aorta [1307×1764]

The Porsmose Man, Denmark (Middle Neolithic, c. 2600 BC). The man, 35-40 years of age, was shot by two bone arrows: one (10 cm) piercing his nasal cavity; the second (12 cm) his sternum. While the first arrow wasn’t necessarily… Continue Reading

The incredibly well-preserved body and artifacts of the Tollund man. He was discovered in a peat bog modern day Denmark and is estimated to have lived around 375-210 B.C. during the Scandinavian pre-roman iron age. One theory is that he died as a religious sacrifice. [617×347]

The incredibly well-preserved body and artifacts of the Tollund man. He was discovered in a peat bog modern day Denmark and is estimated to have lived around 375-210 B.C. during the Scandinavian pre-roman iron age. One theory is that he… Continue Reading

The body of Tollund Man (Pre-Roman Iron Age, 4th century BC), Denmark. With still preserved stubble, the man’s physical features are so well-preserved that he was mistaken for a recent murder victim upon discovery in 1950 [1200 × 1635]

The body of Tollund Man (Pre-Roman Iron Age, 4th century BC), Denmark. With still preserved stubble, the man’s physical features are so well-preserved that he was mistaken for a recent murder victim upon discovery in 1950 [1200 × 1635]

The Hindsgavl Dagger (Late Neolithic Dagger Period, ca. 1900-1700 BC, Denmark). 29,5 cm. long and barely 2 cm. thick, it is widely recognized as the most beautiful example of Neolithic flint knapping from Denmark. More pictures in comments [1491 x 2000]

The Hindsgavl Dagger (Late Neolithic Dagger Period, ca. 1900-1700 BC, Denmark). 29,5 cm. long and barely 2 cm. thick, it is widely recognized as the most beautiful example of Neolithic flint knapping from Denmark. More pictures in comments [1491 x… Continue Reading

The Skarpsalling Pot (Funnel Beaker Culture, ca. 3200 BC, Denmark) decorated in the distinct Troldebjerg Style, it is one of the best and finest examples of not just Danish Early Neolithic pottery but Neolithic pottery in general. More pictures in comments [2969 x 1980]

The Skarpsalling Pot (Funnel Beaker Culture, ca. 3200 BC, Denmark) decorated in the distinct Troldebjerg Style, it is one of the best and finest examples of not just Danish Early Neolithic pottery but Neolithic pottery in general. More pictures in… Continue Reading

The Gundestrup Cauldron (Denmark, ca. 150-50 BC), probably celtic or thracian in origin, it is made up of several plates of silver, depicting various religious or mythological scenes. More pictures in comments [1422 x 1056]

The Gundestrup Cauldron (Denmark, ca. 150-50 BC), probably celtic or thracian in origin, it is made up of several plates of silver, depicting various religious or mythological scenes. More pictures in comments [1422 x 1056]

The Skallerup Wagon Cauldron (Denmark, 1300-1100 BC) – A cauldron on wheels made from bronze probably in Central Europe. The Cauldron was found in a burial mound together with a sword, an armring, a razor and textiles. The wagon was used as an urn for a prominent figure [1490 x 1480]

The Skallerup Wagon Cauldron (Denmark, 1300-1100 BC) – A cauldron on wheels made from bronze probably in Central Europe. The Cauldron was found in a burial mound together with a sword, an armring, a razor and textiles. The wagon was… Continue Reading

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark [613 x 647]

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark… Continue Reading